The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) is a federation of national associations of certified radio amateurs, representing over 150 countries and separate territories around the world.

The three IARU Regions are organised to broadly mirror the structure of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and its related regional telecommunications organisations. The Regions comprise:
- IARU Region 1: Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Northern Asia
- IARU Region 2: The Americas
- IARU Region 3: Asia-Pacific

The IARU represents the interests of the Amateur Radio Service worldwide to relevant international organisations, promoting the interests of amateur radio and seeking to protect and enhance its spectrum privileges.

LY HAMFEST 2009

LRMDThe Lithuanian Amateur Radio Society (LRMD)  kindly invites radio amateurs from all countries to attend their LY HAMFEST-2009 that will take place July 24-26, 2009. This event will provide an excellent opportunity to meet over 300 LY hams in the same place. More information (pictures, maps, etc.): www.lrmd.org